STREAM 3: Digital Health
Technologies could help cut costs and improve care – but, it’s not easy to change
Welcome from the Chair
Lecturer, Entrepreneur, Board Member, HSE (eHealth Ireland Committee) and Board Member, GMIT Innovation Hubs
Digital applications in Irish social care, mental health and dementia care – a state-of-the-art overview
This session will provide an overview of the range of applications that are now being implemented in Ireland, evidence on their contribution and the possibilities for further development and roll-out of technology-supported care to meet the challenges facing our health and social care services. Kevin has led a range of Irish and international policy, implementation and evaluation studies in these areas.
Director, The Work Research Centre
International Keynote Address: How can innovative technology get to scale?
What will it take to bring health innovations to scale? How do you get started? What should be done to make it easier and what is the long-term potential for digital health?
Dr. Mohammad Al-Ubaydli
Founder and CEO, Patients Know Best, UK
Q&A with speakers
Panel Discussion: How do we reach the future of digital health and what will it look like?
Our panel looks at the challenge of transferring digital health which is shown to work in research settings into real world settings:
- Is the future really digital?
- What are the barriers in our health service to implementing effective digital health?
- What are the bridges to more effective digital innovation and implementation?
- How can we ensure health apps are clinically sound and socially responsible?
- How should research designs adapt to better measure the efficacy and safety of digital interventions
Dr. Michael Robson
MN-CMS Project Clinical Director, Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, National Maternity Hospital
Co-Founder and CEO of VideoDoc
Chief Information Officer, Caredoc and Founder and Director, One Healthtech Ireland